Department for Transport: Living Wage

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 5 September 2016.

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Photo of Frank Field Frank Field Chair, Work and Pensions Committee, Chair, Work and Pensions Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people working for his Department or its executive agencies on a (a) directly employed, (b) agency or (c) outsourced basis are paid less than the living wage as defined by the Living Wage Foundation; and how many of those people are employed on zero-hours contracts.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Minister of State (Department for Transport)

My Department does not hold information on the earnings or contracts of staff where work is outsourced. The Department for Transport pays its directly employed and agency staff at least the Living Wage however, both in the central Department and its executive agencies.

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